Modern culture and television are synonymous, and certainly one of the most popular formats feeding the maw of the electronic looking glass is the soap opera. DELIRIOUS gives us the unlikely prospect of John Candy as soap writer Jack Gable, whose consciousness takes a sharp but only
fitfully amusing turn into the alternative reality of his own show.
On the way to the office one day, Gable stumbles onto Louise (Mariel Hemingway), an actress about to read for a role on his show, the daytime serial "Beyond Our Dreams." Gable is snared in production politics. Story and cast changes have been mandated by the Sherwoods (Jerry Orbach and Renee
Taylor), who have assig...